Monday, 4 August 2014

Meyer Werft combines forces with STX Finland - and confirms my ship 5 and 6

Meyer Werft combines forces with STX Finland - and confirms my ship 5 and 6

The Meyer Werft is combining forces with STX Finland: After numerous talks on closer cooperation with the cruise shipyard STX Finland in Turku now a stake in Papenburg shipbuilders agreed.
 
With its 70% share the Meyer Werft takes over the operational management of the Finnish shipyard. In Finland, currently about 1300 directly employed people work at the cruise ship Mein Schiff 4 for the German shipping company TUI Cruises.
 
The Hamburg shipping company TUI Cruises, a joint venture between TUI and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.. (RCCL), now announced two more ships of this class also has to be ordered (My ship 5 & 6) in Turku. STX Finland is a proven specialist for cruise ships and a shipyard with very high technological know-how. 
Positive effects are given by a higher flexibility to the customers.
 
Even with a future even stronger, common approach in the area of ​​research and development in the cruise market, and mutual learning among the workflows positive synergies are possible. "We are strengthening all sites equally.Positive effects are given by a higher flexibility to the customers.
 
Even with a future even stronger common approach in the area of ​​research and development in the cruise market, and mutual learning among the workflows positive synergies are possible. A staff reduction in Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania or in Finland are not an issue, "says CEO Dr. Jan Meyer.
 
With the Land a contract to secure sites in Papenburg is even being discussed. This makes it very clear that it is not about a shift from capacity, but to a significant strengthening of the bundled competence in the European cruise industry. The acquisition is currently subject to confirmation by the participating financial institutions as well as the approval of the Federal Cartel Office.